[Rd] Multiple macintosh() graphics devices (PR#1318)

Thomas Lumley tlumley@u.washington.edu
Wed, 20 Feb 2002 08:29:57 -0800 (PST)

On Wed, 20 Feb 2002, Stefano Iacus wrote:

> (I'm actually on OSX and rel 1.4.1 of R but) it is normal that an
> inactive window is not activated by mouse clicking. Mouse clicking put
> only the windows in front of the others (and it is activated as a
> window  but not as a device). To activate the "device" linked to a
> window you can use the menus, for example, once you have put the window
> in front.

Another note: it has historically been a bad idea to use the window
manager to destroy an R or S graphical device -- dev.off() has been
strongly recommended.


Thomas Lumley			Asst. Professor, Biostatistics
tlumley@u.washington.edu	University of Washington, Seattle

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